Gold Sun Pendant by Meaghan McRae (Gitxsan)


Naturally beautiful. 

The Gold Sun Pendant isn't just a piece of jewelry; it's a heartfelt homage to our ever-shining, ever-glorious sun. Lovingly handcrafted from solid 10k yellow gold by local talent Meaghan McRae from theGitxsan Nation, this one-of-a-kind pendant weaves the gifts of the sun with every fine detail. It captures the striking essence of our sun with its comforting rhythms that guide us through days and nights.

A sunbeam captured in gold, this special piece, with its genuine, down-to-earth design makes it a wonderful addition to many looks — from a quick trip to the local market to a cosy, evening gathering with your favorite people. This pendant would make a heartfelt gift for those moments that matter — birthdays, anniversaries, or just to let someone know they light up your world.

Shine bright with the Gold Sun Pendant! 

Material: 10K Yellow Gold

Dimensions: 1 5/8 inch x 1 5/8 inch

Chain Option: Include 2mm wide 14K yellow gold curb chain

Design: Wear this sun to welcome light & happiness. You can see each one of the sun's rays outreaching, shining light onto its wearer. 

Made by Gitxsan artist, Meaghan McRae:

Meaghan McRae is a Gitxsan artist living and working in Vancouver, B.C. She was born in Port Moody, B.C. in 1986 and belongs to the killer whale fireweed clan. McRae attended Emily Carr University and graduated from the Jewellery Art and Design program at VCC. She has worked alongside other local Indigenous artists. 

McRae prefers to make larger, statement style pieces of jewelry and favours bold forms with high contrast stones or other added details. She works in silver, gold and copper. She specializes in hand carving wax sculpture prototypes that will be then cast in metal before being engraved. Many of her pieces are designed around the love of creating work with a more 3D base to them. She also loves to produce beaded jewelry, a skill which she has always has an appreciation for growing up beading with her Grandma Elizabeth. 

Made by hand, please expect some variation in each piece.